The Google Nexus S is the next generation of Nexus. Its the latest version of Android (2.3, Gingerbread) paired with the super fast 1GHz Hummingbird processor and 16GB of on-board memory to make it one of the fastest phones available. Pre-installed with the best of Google apps and enabled with new and popular features like true multi-tasking, Wi-Fi hotspot, Internet Calling, NFC support, and full web browsing. And of course being a Google phone means it will have access to the latest version of Android as soon as its available.
Nexus S is the first phone to run Gingerbread, the fastest version of Android yet. Gingerbread builds on some of the most popular Android features like multi-tasking and Wi-Fi hotspot and adds a refreshed user interface, an improved keyboard, near field communication (NFC) support, and more.
Refined look and feel:
There's a slick black notification bar that's easier to read and an improved on-screen keyboard with multi-touch support that makes typing faster and more accurate.
One-touch word selection and improved copy-paste
With Gingerbread, copying and pasting text is easier than ever. Use the new text selection tool to copy and paste when entering text or viewing a webpage.
Internet calling (VoIP/ SIP support):
Gingerbread allows Nexus S to place Internet calls with a SIP account. This allows for enhanced VoIP dialing to other SIP accounts and even phone numbers.
Portable Wi-Fi hotspot
Nexus S can function as a Wi-Fi hotspot for up to six portable devices such as laptops or tablets. Once connected, these devices will have access to the Internet with no additional carrier fees.
Fast just got faster:
A 1 GHz Hummingbird processor paired with 16GB of internal memory makes Nexus S one of the fastest phones on the market. Menus open faster, tabs are more responsive, and web pages load quicker with virtually no lag time. Switch between apps effortlessly with true multitasking on Android. Nexus S has a dedicated Graphics Processing Unit (GPU). Playing mobile games, browsing the web, and watching videos are fast, fluid, and smooth. It's like having a pocket-sized multimedia and game console.
Brilliant 4" Contour Display:
Nexus S is manufactured by Samsung, and it is the first smartphone to launch with a Contour Display. The curved glass screen fits comfortably in the palm of your hand and along the side of your face. A brighter screen with higher contrast means colors are incredibly vibrant, text is crisp at any size, and luminance is up to 1.5x higher than conventional LCD displays.
Take Nexus S outside, there's 75% less glare than on other smartphone displays. Your videos, pictures and games look their best and the sun won't wash them out. Lighter and thinner profile The Contour Display uses a thin-profile glass panel, making Nexus S uniquely slim and trim. It's subtle but you'll notice.
Near Field Communication (NFC):
Nexus S can read information from "smart" tags, or everyday objects that have NFC chips in them. These can be anything from stickers and movie posters to t-shirts.
Rear and front-facing cameras:
The rear-facing 5 megapixel camera is capable of taking stunning pictures and HD videos that you can share with friends and family. The front-facing camera can take VGA quality images and video.
Latest Google Mobile apps:
Nexus S comes pre-installed with the best of Google apps, including Google Search, Google Maps with Navigation (Beta), Mobile Instant, Voice Actions, Gmail, Google Earth and more. With Nexus S, be the first to receive upgrades, features and new apps as they become available.
Nexus S provides access to over 100,000 apps, games, and widgets on Android Market.
Never get lost again:
Explore the world from the palm of your hand using Google Maps with Navigation (Beta), Places, and Latitude. Find local spots like restaurants and ATMs using Places. Then, use Navigation for free turn-by-turn GPS voice guidance. You can also see hours of operation and reviews for places, get directions, view live traffic conditions, browse Street View imagery, and more.
Speak, don't poke:
Nexus S listens to you. With Voice Actions, press and hold the Search button from anywhere and speak almost anything.
Entertainment on the go:
More people are watching videos on the go, and using the latest YouTube app for Android means having millions of videos right in your pocket. YouTube for Android has been redesigned to include a personalized home screen feed, in-page playback, and a rotate-for-fullscreen gesture. Nexus S' blazing speed makes it easy to browse, play, and upload photos.
Email pushed to your phone:
The Gmail app for Android has your favorite Gmail features–from labels to stars to archiving–at the touch of a finger. With push email, new messages appear in your inbox as soon as they arrive. You'll always be up to the moment.
For India market
||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
||HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
||123.9 x 63 x 10.9 mm
||S-LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
||480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches
||- Oleophobic surface
- Contour Display with curved glass screen
- Multi-touch input method
- Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
- Touch-sensitive controls
- Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
- Three-axis gyro sensor
||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
||Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
||16 GB storage
||HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
||Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
||Yes, v2.0 microUSB
||5 MP, 2560 x 1920 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
||Geo-tagging, touch focus
||Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread)
||1 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor, PowerVR SGX540 GPU, Hummingbird chipset
||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
||Yes, with A-GPS support
||Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
||- NFC support
- Social networking integration
- Digital compass
- MP4/DivX/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
- Image/video editor
- Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
- Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration
- Flash Player v10.1
- Voice memo/dial/commands
- Predictive text input
- Near Field Communications
||Standard battery, Li-Ion 1500 mAh
||Up to 650 h (2G) / Up to 370 h (3G)
||Up to 13 h 20 min (2G) / Up to 6 h 20 min (3G)